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Dec 9, 2013 3:00pm PST
. they came up with the negative income tax which led to the income tax credit that's helping a lot of poor people. they came up, dare i say it, with health care exchanges which president obama put into law. they came up with revenue sharing to help stress state and local government. they're turning their own back on their own history. not just on liberal ideas. >> you know, congressman, a lot of people -- this was brought home when they realize you're talking about children. there was as i said this very arresting article in "the new york times" this morning front page that i read very early this morning. about this 11-year-old named sesani. and it brought to mind when the president was speaking on income inequality. he talked about children in poverty. listen. >> the idea that a child may never be able to escape that poverty because she lacks a decent education or health care or a community that views her future as their own. that should offend all of us. and it should compel us to action. we are a better country than this. >> i mean, when we get to the point where children in no fault of
Dec 3, 2013 3:00pm PST
taxes and have to support their kids just like we do. so why not pass the bill? richard supports reform too. quote, it's the right thing to do. we'll have more on the fight next. but first, we want you to weigh in. head over to facebook and search "politicsnation" and like us to join the conversation that keeps going long after the show ends. ya know, with new fedex one rate you can fill that box and pay one flat rate. i didn't know the coal thing was real. it's very real... david rivera. rivera, david. [ male announcer ] fedex one rate. simple, flat rate shipping with the reliability of fedex. the day building a play set begins with a surprise twinge of back pain... and a choice. take up to 4 advil in a day or 2 aleve for all day relief. [ male announcer ] that's handy. ♪ >>> speaker john boehner wants you to know that he's got the christmas spirit. just moments ago he lit the official capital christmas tree on the national mall talking about the spirit of the holidays. but literally just steps away are a group of people the speaker has refused to speak with. these activists have bee
Dec 4, 2013 3:00pm PST
who may be struggling themselves to put food on the table to give their tax money to you, and then you're not even going to buy food with it. you're going to buy booze and drugs with it. >> first of all, i know he has to know better, because he's hipped us with action network feed the poor on christmastime. and has talked about it on his tv show. so why smear and bring this up to try and act as though people really don't need help, because there may be some that abuse it. when clearly, there are some in every economic ladder that abuses wherever they are. >> this is echoes of ronald reagan talking about welfare queens driving around in cadillacs. there is zero evidence to support anything he says. but here's a guy, bill o'reilly who has invented this whole, crazy idea that we're declaring war on christmas, and he has declared war on what christmas is all about. you know, when i was growing up, our family didn't have much money, but we were always taught to give what little we could to help people who were less fortunate than we were. and we never considered that class warfare. i went t
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